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Hector Heritage Quay, Pictou

(4.3/5 based on 140+ reviews on the web)
Get a sense of Nova Scotia's past with a visit to the region's emblematic Hector Heritage Quay, with inextricable ties to the very foundation of this province. Docked on a picturesque waterfront, the replica ship here represents the first to arrive as part of a wave of Scottish immigration to the region in 1773. Take a guided tour to find out what conditions were like on board, and learn more about these first settlers. With our online itinerary creator, Pictou attractions like Hector Heritage Quay can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • I was really impressed with the display here. The history of the Scots coming to Nova Scotia and the terrible journey they endured. The replica ship is incredible and the guides are amazing. Highly re...  more »
  • ...a tired un kempt display mired in the morbid smoke of one of canada s most flagrant violators of environmental ethics...beware of toxins pm2 5 pm...asbestiform fibres stagnate the entire local area...  more »
  • We had read a little about Pictou and the Hector Hector Heritage Quay. The displays are amazing, lots of photographs and artefacts about that 1755 voyage about the little ship that had never sailed ac...  more »
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  • While the interpretive centre was well done, the boat needs to be repaired badly. A lot of rotten planks on the hull.
  • Good tour. Really mind boggling hoardes of people fit on the little boat going across the ocean.
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